The table below looks at the statistics for PPP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PPP over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 199 194 217
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +23
Permanent jobs citing PPP 29 21 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.53% 0.40% 0.058%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.80% 1.39% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 1
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -11.76%
PPP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1613 1511 1433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.35% 28.52% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1041 1090 1140
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

PPP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PPP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

PPP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

PPP
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PPP across the Berkshire region.

PPP Salary Trend in Berkshire

PPP
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PPP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

PPP Salary Histogram in Berkshire

PPP
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PPP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +3 19 £50,000 - 1
Slough -4 2 - -
PPP
South East

PPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing PPP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PPP.

1 28 (73.68%) Firewall
2 25 (65.79%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (63.16%) MPLS
3 24 (63.16%) Cisco
3 24 (63.16%) xDSL
4 23 (60.53%) VPN
4 23 (60.53%) CCNP
5 22 (57.89%) BGP
6 20 (52.63%) VoIP
6 20 (52.63%) IPsec
7 19 (50.00%) OSPF
8 18 (47.37%) Ethernet
9 16 (42.11%) ATM
9 16 (42.11%) CCNA
9 16 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (39.47%) EIGRP
11 14 (36.84%) HP
11 14 (36.84%) UNIX
11 14 (36.84%) SNMP
12 13 (34.21%) Telecoms
13 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
14 11 (28.95%) Sun
14 11 (28.95%) MS Excel
14 11 (28.95%) Solaris
14 11 (28.95%) Linux
14 11 (28.95%) Oracle Forms
14 11 (28.95%) SQL
14 11 (28.95%) Oracle
14 11 (28.95%) MS Office
14 11 (28.95%) L2TP

PPP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing PPP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PPP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 11 (28.95%) MS Excel
1 11 (28.95%) MS Office
1 11 (28.95%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 28 (73.68%) Firewall
2 24 (63.16%) MPLS
2 24 (63.16%) xDSL
3 23 (60.53%) VPN
4 22 (57.89%) BGP
5 20 (52.63%) VoIP
5 20 (52.63%) IPsec
6 19 (50.00%) OSPF
7 18 (47.37%) Ethernet
8 16 (42.11%) ATM
9 15 (39.47%) EIGRP
10 14 (36.84%) SNMP
11 11 (28.95%) L2TP
12 10 (26.32%) SSL
12 10 (26.32%) WAN
13 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
13 9 (23.68%) Broadband
13 9 (23.68%) DNS
13 9 (23.68%) VLAN
14 7 (18.42%) DSLAM
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (34.21%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Network Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Network Support
4 5 (13.16%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) NOC Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Technical Support Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Network Support Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Technical Support
4 5 (13.16%) Support Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Team Leader
5 4 (10.53%) Network Team Leader
5 4 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Network Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Junior
6 3 (7.89%) Junior Network Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Junior Network Support
6 3 (7.89%) Junior Network Support Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Junior Support Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Network Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 16 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) UNIX
2 11 (28.95%) Solaris
2 11 (28.95%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Load Balancing
2 5 (13.16%) ITIL
2 5 (13.16%) Network Management
2 5 (13.16%) Service Delivery
2 5 (13.16%) Change Management
3 4 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (10.53%) Change Control
4 3 (7.89%) Stress Testing
4 3 (7.89%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.26%) Network Design
5 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.26%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) Perl
2 3 (7.89%) Python
2 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (65.79%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (60.53%) CCNP
3 16 (42.11%) CCNA
4 11 (28.95%) Sun Certification
4 11 (28.95%) SCSA
4 11 (28.95%) Degree
5 8 (21.05%) CCSP
6 5 (13.16%) CCDP
6 5 (13.16%) JNCIS
7 3 (7.89%) CCIE
7 3 (7.89%) CCIP
7 3 (7.89%) JNCIA
8 1 (2.63%) MCSE
8 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.63%) HP ASE
8 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) ISO 9001
1 3 (7.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 24 (63.16%) Cisco
2 14 (36.84%) HP
3 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 11 (28.95%) Sun
4 11 (28.95%) Oracle
4 11 (28.95%) Veritas
5 10 (26.32%) F5
6 7 (18.42%) VMware
7 6 (15.79%) Huawei
7 6 (15.79%) CheckPoint
8 3 (7.89%) Juniper
8 3 (7.89%) Brocade
9 2 (5.26%) Aruba
9 2 (5.26%) Fortinet
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